Aug 5, 2013 4:00pm EDT
and fight until the very end. he has the unions backing as well, saying that the mlb is going to fight vigorously for a-rod in this case. it's a question of how much mlb and bud selig are abusing their powers in terms of finding what some of these abusers are. the 12 others named today took their 50-game suspensions. a-rod is going to appeal. it's the longest suspension for a guy of that magnitude since a guy that was famous around here 100 years ago. joe jury ar dye is going to talk in about an hour or so, about 5:15 central time. >> i want to read you a tweet, ultimately although today will be a day of unfamiliary for major being baseball it's a tremendous step in the right direction for the game we love. do you agree with that? >> i think it's a step in the right direction for what bud selig is trying to do. what he is able to get away with in the court of law is going to be interesting. the union has to do what it thinks it has to do in terms of supporting these players, doing what they need to do from a union standpoint in protecting them. there is all this wondering about whether
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